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8 Ways to Experience Star Wars at Disney Resorts

Are you a fan of the Star Wars movies? Looking to escape to a galaxy far, far away? Book your vacation today to explore the Star Wars galaxy at the Walt Disney Resorts in Orlando, Florida and Disneyland in Anaheim, California. The world of Star Wars at Disney is now closer than you thought.

The Walt Disney World Resorts are enjoyable at any age. From the joy of seeing your favourite characters wandering through the park and experiencing the thrilling themed rides, there’s something for everyone at Star Wars Disney. With all of the buzz about the latest Star Wars series and the fandom for the original trilogy, the Star Wars section at Walt Disney World is a must-see!

Star Wars Launch Bay

Stormtroopers at the Star Wars Launch Bay

Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney World is packed with film memorabilia. Fans can check out art, props, and replicas from the movies themselves; it’s like browsing the Jedi Archives! 

Other Star Wars inspired entertainment at Disney includes…

Character Encounters

A Star Wars at Disney experience wouldn’t be complete without coming across some of the famous characters. See what Kylo Ren is up to on the bridge of the First Order Star Destroyer or find out how Chewbacca is preparing the resistance in a makeshift Rebel base. Whoever you’re itching to meet, you’ll likely come across them in your Star Wars Disney experience.

Stormtroopers March 

Captain Phasma leads a squad of stormtroopers in formation from the Star Wars Launch Bay to the Center Stage area multiple times a day. And what a sight it is to see!

Launch Bay Theatre

Visitors can watch a short video packed with exclusive interviews with the directors, writers, producers, and crew that helped bring Star Wars to life at the Launch Bay Theatre. If you are unfamiliar with the films, a 10-minute film will brief visitors on the fight between the light and dark sides so that you are ready to enjoy all of the Star Wars at Disney Resort.

On top of this, guests can walk into the cantina, take pictures and explore where “wretched hives of scum and villainy” hang out. In the games centre you’ll be able to play all the newest Star Wars games or purchase themed merchandise in the Cargo Bay.

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Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Star Tours – The Adventure continues is a recent update to the classic Disney World Star Tours motion simulator attraction. The ride is now a fully 3D motion simulator that takes you on a new adventure almost every time. In this attraction you can explore the underwater realms of Naboo, fly through the trenches of the Death Star and escape the Galactic graveyard of Jakku. You will encounter some favourite characters including BB-8, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Admiral Ackbar and Yoda along the way.

Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple

Children training to be Jedi at Disney

The Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple will teach you about the secrets of the force at an ancient Jedi temple. Padawans face-off against Darth Vader, the Seventh Sister Inquisitor from Star Wars Rebels, and Darth Maul tests their newfound force powers. Space is limited and only available for kids aged 4 to 12, on a first-come basis.


For a limited time Disney is offering discount Disney World tickets for Canadian residents 

Star Wars at Disney: A Galactic Spectacular

Visitors at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando can end their Star Wars at Disney day with a nightly show that blasts off to the sounds of John Williams’ classic Star Wars themes. Projection effects, lasers, lighting, music and character theatrics will send you into hyperspace.

Watch the action-packed scenes from Star Wars live as the music from film plays triumphantly. Before you go to Star Wars at Disney, check online here for the latest updates as showtimes can change or be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Opening Soon: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is scheduled to open in late-fall 2019. Set on the remote planet Batuu, the area will feature two signature attractions, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, putting guests in the cockpit of the famous space ship, and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, where an escape from The First Order turns into an all-out battle.

Canadian residents can recieve a 25% discount on 3, 4 or 5-day passes to Disneyland from now until March 15, 2019.

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Star Wars Land concept art

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